After I posted a couple of days ago my 10th blog entitled “7 Things Seamen Are Tired Of Hearing”, I received an overwhelming response from my comrades and their loved ones, saying that the items listed were soooooooo f*cking accurate. Some of them were messaging me on my Messenger account, telling me that they were […]Read more "Another 4 Things Seamen Are Tired Of Hearing"
This year marks my ten years in this field. I started way back 2008 as a deck cadet and rose up to my present rank as Second Officer. Within these ten years, I have met different kinds of people onboard, experienced many kinds of adventures at sea and heard many stories. Stories of my crewmates, […]Read more "7 Things Filipino Seamen Are Tired Of Hearing"
You can be successful in your career, but time will come that you will also fail in that field. Life is like a wheel; you may be on top but there are times that you will be at the bottom. 2. People may praise you for your achievements, and there are also some […]Read more "29 Things I Learned At 29"
Over the period of time, we have seen many factions arising onboard, especially if you are a Filipino seaman. For example, you have the factions based on what region are you (Tagalogs vs Bisaya vs Ilonggo vs Ilocano etc), what school you finished, or even stature of life before starting their seafaring career. But […]Read more "Good And Bad Things On Being A Millennial Seaman"
Day 2: No Stress Please! Me, Jona, and all of the people staying in the Log Inn which are passengers in our van were told beforehand to wait outside the house at 0500H so that we can catch the jeepney ride to Kiltepan Peak so we can see the “Sea of Clouds”. I woke up […]Read more "Sagada Adventures Day 2 and 3"
It’s been three months since I went home, but I haven’t done any major travels or vacation. My past days were filled with trainings, activities in my church, or just in my house and attending some errands. To add with this, I have to be very frugal with my budget because I got only a […]Read more "Sagada Adventures: Day 1"
Note: This blog also contains some articles about my obsession: airlines. Enjoy! Truly, one of the most happiest event in the life of a seaman is finishing his contract and to go home. After months of hard, thrilling and exhausting work onboard their vessels, it is the point where seamen can really enjoy the “freedom” […]Read more "The Wandering Seaman: Offsigners"